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    SEALOCRETE PLA LTD Greenfield Lane
    Rochdale OL11 2LD Tel: 01706 352255, Fax 01706 860880
                                                                          TECHNICAL DATA SHEET TDS 18
                                                                                      SEPTEMBER 2002

                                         BITUMEN PAINT
DESCRIPTION                                                 Solids Content:       54 +/- 2% by weight.
BITUMEN PAINT is a fast drying solvent                      Specific Gravity:     0.92 +/- 0.02
based full bodied bituminous paint to comply
with British Standard 3416 : Type I and Type                Softening Point
II.                                                         Of Base Bitumen:      80° - 90°C
                                                                                  (176° - 194°F)

USES                                                        Service Temp:         -30° to 70°C
                                                                                  (-22° to +158 °F)
BITUMEN PAINT provides an effective
waterproof,      weatherproof,        corrosion             Flashpoint:           38°C (100° F)
resistant protective coating. It is resistant to
low concentrations of alkalis and acids and
can withstand prolonged oxidation. It is                    METHOD OF USE
suitable for application to a wide variety of
materials including iron and steel, lead, zinc,             Preparation
aluminium, asbestos-cement, concrete,                       Apply by brush.       As with all surface
stone and brick and is mainly used for:                     coatings, preparation of the surface is of
*    Metal production - corrugated iron                     great importance and will influence the
     sheds, fire escapes, stairways, ladders,               degree of adhesion obtained and the life of
     storage tanks, gutters, down-pipes,                    the coating. All surfaces must be sound,
     fences, railings, gates etc.                           stable and thoroughly clean.

*    Protecting drinking water tanks.                       BITUMEN PAINT may be applied to slightly
                                                            damp but not wet surfaces. Metal surfaces
*    A protective coating for concrete                      should be wire brushed to remove rust.
     structures, stone, brick, concrete                     Where long term protection is required, an
     screeds and sand/ cement surfaces.                     initial treatment of a rust inhibitive product
                                                            such as red lead or zinc phosphate should
                                                            be used. A minimum of two coats should be
PRODUCT DATA                                                applied, the first being allowed to dry before
                                                            the second is applied.
Colour:         Black, shiny coating when dry
                                                            NOTE:      BITUMEN PAINT may bleed
Coverage:       Onto metal and smooth                       through any paints subsequently applied
                surfaces10m2/litre (approx 490              over it. Apply a primer recommended by the
                sq.ft per imp.gallon)                       paint manufacturer before painting over it.
Viscosity:      Brookfield Spindle 2, Speed                 Drinking Water Tanks.
                20,Direct Reading 15-40 at
                                                            After the final coat has dried, wash out the
                                                            tank with clean, cold water before using.
Protective Coating on Concrete etc.
                                                       EMERGENCY ACTION:
Since concrete and some stone surfaces
may be porous, an initial primer coat of               *     In the event of narcosis due to
BITUMEN PRIMER should be applied.                            inhalation of concentrated vapour -
                                                             remove person to fresh air. Call for
                                                             medical attention.
Cleaning of Tools
                                                       *     Contact with eyes - thoroughly irrigate
Tools may be cleaned by using white spirit                   eyes with clean, cold water. Call for
or paraffin. Spillages should be wiped off                   medical attention.
surfaces before the bitumen paint has set.
                                                       *     In the event of fire - extinguish with
STORAGE                                                      either a carbon dioxide, dry chemical
                                                             or foam fire extinguisher, sand or
Storage life is indefinite in tightly sealed,                earth.
undamaged containers.
                                                             For further information, refer to the
PACKAGING                                                    relevant Health and Safety Data Sheet.
Available in 1 litre, 2.5 litre 5 litre 25 litre and
200 litre containers.
                                                       We endeavor to ensure that any advice,
HANDLING                                               recommendation or information we may give in
                                                       product literature is accurate and correct. However,
BITUMEN PAINT is solvent based and can                 we have no control over the circumstances in which
give off an inflammable vapour. The solvent            our product is used and it is therefore important that
may have a narcotic effect if inhaled or               the end user satisfy himself by prior testing that the
                                                       product is suitable for his specific application and that
absorbed through the skin. The following               the actual conditions of use are suitable.
precautions are therefore advised when                 Accordingly, no responsibility can be accepted, or
using it.                                              any     warranty      given    by      ourselves,     our
                                                       representatives, agents or distributors, other than
*     Wear protective clothing                         that the product as supplied by us will meet our
                                                       written specification. Products are sold subject to our
*     Avoid smoking, hot lights,            naked      standard conditions of sale and each purchaser and
      flames  or creating sparks.                      end user should at all times ensure that he has
                                                       consulted our latest product instructions and safety
*     Never take the products internally.              information.

*     Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and
      non protective clothing . (Any product
      which has dried on the skin may be
      removed with a proprietary hand
*     When working with the product, until it
      has dried, ensure that the area is well-
      ventilated thereby avoiding build-up of
      solvent vapour.

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